RD530 - Report on the Proposed Incentive Program for Hardwood Forest Management – October 2021

Executive Summary:

Report on the proposed landowner incentive program for hardwood forest management identifying (i) potential hardwood forest operators eligible for participation in the program; (ii) effective hardwood forest management practices and potential landowner incentives; (iii) the amount of revenue collected annually from existing hardwood forest operations subject to the Forest Product Tax pursuant to Chapter 16 of Title 58.1; and (iv) the estimated annual costs and long term benefits of the Hardwood Forest Habitat program..